WHO/Antonio Suárez Weise
"Alberth had a bad cold and diarrhoea a few weeks ago. I took him to our doctor who prescribed medicines and oral rehydration salts. Our public health insurance covered the costs of the medication."
During the Bolivian winter, many children fall ill with common colds, which can quickly develop into life-threatening pneumonia. In Bolivia, 49% of children under five with colds are taken to a health provider.